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Maria Esteli Garcia


Salsa dancer, avid reader, lover of travel

Dr. Maria Garcia is an internist who provides primary care.

Garcia's research focuses on improving mental health services in primary care, especially for individuals with limited English proficiency.

Garcia earned her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. During medical school, she also earned a master's degree in family and community health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She completed a residency in internal medicine at UCSF, where she also completed a residency in primary care medicine as well as a master of advanced study degree in clinical research.

Garcia is a member of the Society of General Internal Medicine and National Hispanic Medical Association.

  • Education

    UCSF, MAS, Clinical Research, 2016

    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2011

    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, MPH, Family and Community Health, 2011

  • Residencies

    UCSF, Internal Medicine, 2014

  • Fellowships

    UCSF, Primary Care, 2017

  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

  • Languages


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